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Can claws mail or sylpheed sync gmail contacts?

I don't mean importing manually, but true syncing? If not, is there Ubuntu software which syncs gmail contacts separately, and then the above clients sync from that?
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How do I get postfix and dovecot to connect to outside domains?

I have been trying, for the last few hours now, to get dovecot and postfix to send emails to services like GMail and a web hosting email. I know (and hope) that they are not blocking my server. Its a ...
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How to check if Unity web apps for gmail (or other) is installed?

I'm trying to integrate gmail with my Ubuntu desktop, recently upgraded to version 14.04, but I don't remember if i have previously accepted to integrate gmail with the desktop. How can I check this? ...
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Postfix Using Gmail Relay: Must issue a STARTTLS command first

I get this error: Must issue a STARTTLS command first with all sent mail. Can anyone see why? main.cf: relayhost=[smtp.gmail.com]:587 smtp_connection_cache_destinations= [smtp.gmail.com]:587 #TLS ...
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after config change, ssmtp keeps sending ails to mx.google.com

We have used GMail as a relay for mails from our scripts to the operators. It has worked OK however quite often it just stops and we have to login to the webmail and do the CAPTCHA-dance. We got ...
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Thunderbird enverlope notification only turn blue with one account

I've got two configured accounts in Thunderbird with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr): one with Hotmail and another with GMail. The point is that the envelope of notification only get blue when a new ...
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Google account integration like in Fedora 21 [closed]

In Fedora 21 there is a great google account integration available (mail, calendar), which works with OAuth2 integration. Is there a similar possibility in Ubuntu 14 ? Thanks.
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Evolutiom Mail and Calendar Authentication Error

I am having a problem in adding my gmail id in Evolution Mail and Calendar. There is always this authentication error message. What are the possible reasons for this error and your suggestions are ...
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Getting rid of popup ads [closed]

when I open gmail, this super annoying popup opens. How can I stop this from happening?
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Gmail app problem

I've just installed Unbutu and I installed the GMail app (its on my sidebar) but when I click it it just opens a blank window? Any idea whats wrong with it or at least how do I uninstall an app so ...
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Why I can NOT set account in GMail Notifier in ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Gmail Notifier but after I fill email and pass I can not click on apply. Maybe it has something to do with Google 2-Step Verification. What should I od to run / fix Gmail Notifier?
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Crontab sending mails only to gmail

I set MAILTO option in cron-tab to receive emails about the output of program it runs. When i tried with my personal g-mail account (myname@gmail.com) and other g-mail accounts it worked. But when i ...
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How to remove (some) gmail folders in Thunderbird

I have started using gmail thru Thunderbird and every incoming email is duplicated 3 times (it will appear once in the 'Inbox' folder, once in the 'Gmail/All Mail' folder and once in the ...
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Evolution e-mail client errors

I recently installed and configured Evolution on my Ubuntu 14.04 system. Here is an error it gives me. On my GMail account "Unable to open folder: The reported error was "Az időkorlát elérve". -- ...
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Gmail categories in Evolution

How do I capture Gmail categories using Evolution? I'm looking for something to let me see Uncategorized, Soc.net., Notifications, Discussions, and other in different folders; or somehow else divide ...
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Postfix not receiving mail from email but does from sendmail?

I'm trying to forward mail from my server (lets call it tacobell.com) to an external GMail account using postfix. I was following this tutorial. The problem is when I send mail using another GMail or ...
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Download file doesn't work from Gmail webapp in Ubuntu 14.04?

I thought I would give the new web apps of 14.04 that run in their own browser a chance, so I tried using the Gmail web app. I am surprised to find I cannot even download attachments -- though I see ...
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how to launch gmail web app for unity

In 14.10, I clicked the button to install the gmail web application. How do I launch the application? There's no description available for version 14.10 which I could see -- yet there was a button ...
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How to make Gmail open when clicking mailto: links in the same browser it is clicked?

I just installed 12.04 and when clicking mailto: links Thunderbird opens. I want Gmail to open in the browser that the mailto: link is clicked. So if I am in Firefox and click a mailto: link a new FF ...
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How to integrate Gmail, Google contacts and Google calendar into Unity without Thunderbird or Evolution?

I want to integrate my Google contacts, calender and Gmail to Unity. And I don´t want to use Thunderbird or even worse Evolution. Is there a possibility like in GNOME 3.xx? A lightweight contact / ...
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Slow Google and Facebook Websites, everything else is fast

I cannot login to Google account (all Google products). I can login to Facebook, but only the login part is working, no more. I tried namebench for to find the best DNS Server and changed ...
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Configure sSMTP with Gmail, in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am trying to get my hands on a good command line email tool for Ubuntu so that I can send simple emails may be even attach files through the terminal or simple bash scripts. My ssmtp.conf file looks ...
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Send mail as from my personal gmail account

Today I have tried mail utility from my ubuntu system. Now in mail command, I could not find an utility to send mail from my gmail account. In fact, it sends from some adhikarisubir@ubutu ...
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How to obtain mail icon on the top panel?

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04. In 12.04 I used gmail notifier and I had handy mail icon on the top panel. Now with 13.04 I tried few email notifiers (like gm-notifier or unity mail) and I always ...
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Mutt + Gmail: Server hostname does not match certificate

I've configured Mutt with my Gmail account, but I get this message: WARNING: Server hostname does not match certificate. Is it OK to continue? Thanks.
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Firefox crashes when I open Gmail after upgrading to 14.10

Every time I open Gmail Firefox crashes, unless I open it in basic HTML mode. There are a few other websites that make it crash, and I'll try to name them here every time a website makes it crash. I ...
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“Synchronisation and Storage” option unavailable for GMail account?

I have two accounts on my TBird. The custom email account I have allows for sync and storage, where I only "download the most recent 30 days" of messages. However, the GMail account is where I ...
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Is there a Gmail Drive?

is there the gdrive in ubuntu? like windows have. Or similar
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Know my mail sending options

I am having a ubuntu server with 12.04. How I detect which mail server I am using. I can't find any listed mail servers POSTFIX, SENDMAIL etc.. Is there any settings related to gmail SMTP?
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Making Google Calendar and Gmail the “Default Applications” for calendar and mail

I wish to integrate the Gmail and Google Calendar web interfaces with Unity. This means several things. In System Info > Default Applications set firefox 'https://mail.google.com/mail/?shva=1#inbox' ...
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Ubuntu unity webapps not working in Ubuntu 14.10

I installed livemail and gmail in Ubuntu 14.10 but I get a blank screen. Someone said that there is an update needed about something called Unity-Schema something. Anybody knows a work around or the ...
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Facebook, twitter, gmail, windows live mail don't start when lunching application from luncher

I try to use applications facebook, Gmail, twitter and windows live from ubuntu 14.04 but all of these applications are blank like they never start. My copy of ubuntu is fresh (juste install it) and I ...
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Does someone have access to my server's postfix?

How can Google recieve emais originating from my servers IP address, unless an attacker has access? So how do I prevent an attacker from getting access? I'm very lost... short log from ...
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Thunderbird Can not connect to smtp.googlemail.com

I am using Thunderbird ( currently 16.0.2) for a long time in Ubuntu . it works perfectly . But in two weeks , I got a notification: gmail account exceeded command or bandwidth limits , and I can not ...
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Unreadable font on Gmail since recent updates in Chromium

Since recent updates in the past two or three days, many of my incoming emails have become unreadable in Gmail. Specifically: This happens only in Chromium (in Gmail). If I open the affected emails ...
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Can't send email with Thunderbird and Gmail

I configured my Gmail account in Ubuntu 14.04 with Thunderbird. I only can receive mail but cannot send it. I am looking for a solution but with basic configuration it is not possible. Version of ...
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Opera 12 Lags on Gmail

I've searched for too long and couldn't find anything useful. Most of the issues I found are for older versions and are about IPv6, which I don't think is the problem here. The problem on arises on ...
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What is supposed to happen when you install Gmail webapp?

I have installed Gmail (and other Google as well) webapps into Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. After that I rebooted the system hoping that webapps will integrate into the system. But after logging back to the ...
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Why does ubuntu 13.10 keep asking for my gmail password?

After upgrading to 13.10, I am now getting a prompt for my gmail password every time I log in. There is no indication as to which service or application needs this information. If I enter the correct ...
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How to set company gmail account on Empathy

Hi, We are using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in our company. I am given Google email for business with email id like sunny@mycompany.com. All of our staff is using empathy for internal communication as well as ...
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Thunderbird didn't got the structure of folders in my mail

I’ve installed Ubuntu 14.04 and configured Thunderbird for my mail. My problem is Thunderbird didn't got the structure of the folders in my mail. Thunderbird got all the mails in the Inbox folder. ...
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Unable to send email using ssmtp from home computer

After opening the port and having no success, I disabled the belkin router completely. So now there is no firewall blocking traffic. However, I continue to get the following error: ssmtp: Cannot open ...
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Which email client works best with GMail IMAP?

I use GMail (and I use labels intensively) and because of having to use a very slow Internet connection now I've came to the idea that I should try using a desktop email client. What application ...
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Why can't I send emails from the command line to my gmail account

I'm using the command: echo "Test if email can be sent from server" | mail -s "Test" myaccount@gmail.com This is on an Ubuntu Server 12.04 completely up to date. To catch you up on my ...
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Web links not active in Gmail

I'm using the installed Gmail application, not from a webpage. None of the links to websites within an email, etc are active. Is there a setting to correct this?
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Forward root mail to external email address

I have a headless Ubuntu 14.04 machine which I'd like to configure to forward root mails to an external email address (gmail in this instance, not sure if that makes a difference). This is so that if ...
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How to run Thunderbird in the background?

I want to get instant notifications for new emails and I don't want to install and configure an extra program for that. Thunderbird shows notifications, so does Gmail webapp. But both of them work ...
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Using Port 587 for Secure Submission

Testing from swaks, mail is delayed indefinitely. I believe that the local mail server is configured correctly, as per the ehlo responses: thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ telnet localhost 25 Trying ...
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I can't log in to gmail in ubuntu on an specific ISP

It's weird that I have this problem just in Ubuntu not in windows. I can't log in to gmail in Ubuntu at home (the specific ISP). But I can log in to gmail in Ubuntu (the same laptop) at the office. I ...
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how to receive e-mail on a vanity host (FQDN)

This e-mail shows in my sent messages, but never arrives locally: thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ mail -f /home/thufir/Maildir/ /home/thufir/Maildir/: 0 messages thufir@dur:~$ ...